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TFIIS little book is a kind of literary KITCHENER'S zest. It is se- lected from the literature of the last year or two: it might have been taken from the extracts of the Spectator. Its contents are formed chiefly of adventures,- escapes, narratives of suffering, and remarkable points of natural-history. The character of the selec- tion.does the compiler credit, It is full of juvenile excitement; and an appetite once roused by this volume, would scarcely stop • before it had exhausted PURCHAS'S Pilgrims or KERR'S Collection . of Voyages and Travels. It is saying but little for the Excite- ment of this year (the fourth of the series), that it is far the best worth reedit* of all the Annuals.